April 20, 2018

Musher Details

2008 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Garry McKeller

Garry McKeller

Bib Number: 22
Hometown: Willow, Alaska


Biography

Garry McKeller, 17, was born and raised in Alaska. He began mushing in 1999 and has completed the Jr. Iditarod three times. Last year, his fellow mushers voted for Garry to receive the Sportsmanship Award. He is homeschooled and is a senior in high school. He participates in small engines, welding and carpentry. He says he enjoys fishing, trapping and rafting. His goal is to become a river guide. He has worked summers two years out of Seward deck handing on a charter boat. This summer he bought a new raft to start river guiding and sight seeing out of Willow next summer. He plans to continue mushing and wants to run the Iditarod.

Sponsors

Christine Roalofs
Captain T

Awards

Sportsmanship

2008 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Willow Start 02/23/2008 10:42:00 10 02/23/2008 10:42:00 10 0h 0m 0
Susitna River (Out) 02/23/2008 13:47:00 10 02/23/2008 13:47:00 10 0h 0m 3h 5m 9.73 30
Eagle Song Lodge (Out) 02/23/2008 15:32:00 10 02/23/2008 15:32:00 10 0h 0m 1h 45m 8.00 14
Yentna Station (Out) 02/23/2008 18:19:00 10 02/24/2008 04:19:00 10 10h 0m 2h 47m 9.34 26
Eagle Song Lodge (In) 02/24/2008 06:50:00 10 02/24/2008 06:50:00 10 0h 0m 2h 31m 10.33 26
Susitna River (In) 02/24/2008 08:33:00 10 02/24/2008 08:33:00 10 0h 0m 1h 43m 8.16 14
Willow Finish 02/24/2008 12:19:00 10 3h 46m 7.96 30